Cute bear or puppy stuffed animals are made from 100 percent organic cotton and low eco-impact dyes. Eyes and noses are embroidered so you don't have to worry about young ones choking. Animals are machine washable so you can keep them clean.
The UK-based company was formed with a desire to improve the quality of organic clothes and toys for children. Their stuffed animal toys are made with organic cotton and include teddy bears, snowman, frog, puppet, and a Nicholaus doll.
HazelNut Kids carries a wide range of wooden toys from musical instruments, doll houses, and puzzles to baby toys and more. All their wooden toys are finished with non-toxic finishes and paints, beeswax, or natural oils.
This family-run business, begun in Maine in 2001, focuses on natural and Waldorf-inspired toys that let a children's imagination soar. They offer a large selection of high quality, natural wooden toys.
Indigo, a Philadelphia-based store, was founded more than 20 years ago by two people who wanted to share the gems of folk art they had found in their extensive travels. These colorful, small toy mice (5" to 7"l. x 3" h.) made from recycled plastic bags and wire come from South Africa.
Master Piece makes high quality puzzles constructed of thick puzzle board made of recycled materials. This puzzle is called Puppy Hay Day; it's 750 pieces and is designed for kids 11 years old and up.
If you’ve got big dreams of your little ones playing in the backyard this summer, look into some eco-friendly playground equipment. These systems are made with recycled structural plastic and come with a 100-year warranty! They’ve got jungle gyms, tricycles, sand boxes, and playhouses, and they’ll even take back any used Play Mart systems to be re-recycled!
This is not your parent's Radio Flyer Wagon. The wagon's body is made from 100 percent recycled post-consumer HDPE to the tune of more than 230 milk jugs diverted from landfills to make each Earth Wagon. An advantage of the 100 percent recycled plastic is that it will not rot, split, or need painting. Simple assembly required.
Pick up a set of these 100 percent recycled crayons that come in a unique rainbow of colors. Their shapes include a Hanukkah Menorah, Dreidel, Star of David, Torah, Shofar, and Ten Commandments.
Artist Armando Ramirez transforms scrap metal into a unique, modern black and silver chess set. He forms leftover metal pieces from a die machine into the pawns, horses, and parts of the kings, which also contain cogs from a car's electrical system. Screws, cogs, bearings, sparkplugs, cogwheels, and bendix caps from a car's electrical system are his raw material for the rest of the pieces.
Handmade from recycled angora sweaters, or some other soft yarn, Shyness and Bloom offers a number of sweet-looking shy bunnies that could become a child's can't-go-to-sleep-without favorite toy.
These soft baby toys are made to cuddle, rattle, and chew. They contain pure wool stuffed inside of 100 percent organic cotton, and the heads are made of sustainable wood. The toys are unpainted, leaving a blank face that your child can imagine matches his or her many moods.
HaPe presents the world's first collection of bamboo toys with their line of imaginative games, stackers, and race cars. All toys are made of rapidly renewable bamboo and are finished with water-based paint.
These loveable stuffed animals are made with home-spun wool, dyed with natural plant dye, and hand-knitted with love by a group of Kenyan women. The company provides jobs and medical care, and is even building a school in Kenya.
Get your kids creating art and music with this unique musical instrument-meets-paint-set gift. Comes with creature-shaped (fish, butterfly, cricket, and frog) drums and scrapers that can be painted with kid-safe colors. They’re fair trade, so your purchase supports sustainable local economies, too.
Goodwill sells donated goods in more than 2,000 retail stores. As of 2006, Goodwill stores had sold more than 2 million items received from more than 58 million donors.